McDonald’s is the world’s favourite fast food chain, serving approximately 1% of the world’s population every single day! But what about the nutritional facts of a McDonald’s? Thanks to this whistle stop tour you’ll soon know…
1. McDonald’s menu rarely offers low calorie items
The least calorific item on the menu are the rarely seen Fruit ’N Yogurt Parfaits.
2. High on the calories scale!
A classic quarter pounder with cheese meal tips the scales at 1,070 kcal.
3. Ditch the bun, and go KETO!
You can still go keto at McDonald’s if you order a burger and ditch the bun!
4. Try the fish For less calories
The Fillet-O-Fish has approximately half the calories of a double cheeseburger.
5. The unhealthiest meal On McDonald’s menu
The Big Breakfast with Hotcakes is often called the unhealthiest meal (1,150 kcal).
6. A valid drink for a Keto enthusiast
7. You can ask for FRESH fries
If you want it fresh, you can always ask for fresh fries to be cooked!
8. A staggering number of hamburgers are sold at McDonalds
They’ve sold over 100,000,000,000 hamburgers!
9. McDonald’s buys and produces at large
McDonald’s is also the largest purchaser of beef, pork and potatoes in the world.
As well as the world’s second largest chicken producer!
10. McDonald’s mysterious strawberry blend
The strawberry taste in their milkshakes is actually down to a secret blend of 50 ingredients.
11. More sugar than Coke!?
McCafe Fruit Smoothies contain more sugar than a serving of regular Coke.
12. Fat salad? Try the caesar
There’s also more fat in its Caesar Salad than its hamburgers.
13. McDonald’s breakfast is packed with sugar
You can expect to find the same amount of sugar in a portion of fruit-and-maple oatmeal as you can a bag of M&Ms.
14. A dangerous wrap!
You’ll find 121 ingredients in a McWrap, including ones on the FDA watchlist.
15. McDonald’s meal that needs to be walked off
If you supersize your Coke, fries and Big Mac you’ll have to walk for 7 hours to burn off the calories!
Frequently Asked Questions about McDonalds
What is the healthiest thing to eat at McDonald's?
The least calorific item on the menu is the Fruit 'N Yogurt Parfaits - have you ever seen this item available?
Is filet o fish healthy?
At 390 calories, the filet o fish has approximately half the calories of a double cheeseburger. Seems like a healthy offering to me!
Is there anything keto at McDonalds?
You could have a low-carb, keto-friendly burger meals at McDonald’s – a double cheeseburger with no bun is 270 calories, and contains 20 grams of fat, 4 grams of carbs and 20 grams of protein
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